#2 Kansas handed the Nebraska men’s basketball team their first home loss of the season, 86-66 in front of a sellout crowd of 13,602 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center Saturday afternoon. It was the Huskers first home sellout since the 2007-2008 season.
The Huskers drop to 15-7 overall and 3-5 in the Big 12. NU’s home winning streak was snapped at 14, two shy of the school record.
KU shot 56% in a game where NU allowed the most points this season. The Jayhawks became the first team to score 70+ points at the Devaney Center this season.
That came with the help of 13 3-pointers. Four Jayhawks reached double figures, led by Brady Morningstar’s 19 points that included hitting 5-of-7 from the 3-point line. Markieff Morris added 17 points and his brother Marcus added 16 points and a game-high seven rebounds.
For the Huskers, junior Brandon Richardson scored 16 points to lead four Huskers in double figures. Junior Toney McCray added 11 points, while junior Caleb Walker and senior Lance Jeter each scored 10. Jeter also dished out a season-high 10 assists to pick up a double-double.